Luncheon in honor of the President of Togo, Sylvanus Olympio, 1962. Photo: Abbie Rowe. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.

A Troubled Past: The United States and Africa since World War II

By Jessica Ann Levy

A few weeks ago, President Donald Trump sparked yet another international controversy with his reference to “sh**hole countries” to describe ...
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The Nubian Body, African Aesthetics, and Cultural Imagination

By Janell Hobson

The excitement over the much-anticipated African-themed superhero film, Black Panther, has reached fever pitch among African Americans and Black communities ...
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Mississippi’s Civil Rights Museum: Reflections from a Native Daughter

By Tiyi Morris

Several weeks ago, I attended the opening activities for the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in Jackson. The museum represents a ...
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An Internationalist Vision of Black History Month

By Annette Joseph-Gabriel

Black History Month has always had an international outlook. From its origins as Negro History Week, started in 1926 by ...
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